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Upcoming Events

John Honeyman – The Legend

John Honeyman – The Legend

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
201 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd United States

Tim Stollery, an Emmy-award winning filmmaker, presents the story of Somerset County’s John Honeyman, a Griggstown, N.J. butcher and cattle dealer who, according to legend, became a spy for General George Washington before the victory at Trenton.

FAMILY NATURE WALK

FAMILY NATURE WALK

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(All ages) Join us for an informal naturalist-guided trail walk. Free. FAMILY NATURE WALK Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, 2:00 PM Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd. Titusville, nj 1 Members Attending (All ages) Join us for an informal naturalist-guided trail walk. Free. Check out this Meetup →

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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

November 17
PA United States

Spend a day retracing the December 25 crossing of the Delaware and the American and British military engagements at Trenton, Princeton and areas in-between. Photo by Drifting Focus Photography On the Traversing the Ten Crucial Days bus tour, historical interpreters will tell the remarkable story of these ten days that breathed crucial new life into…

FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT

FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT

November 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

(All ages) Families and individuals will attempt to locate various natural objects in the park and obtain information about the area as they compete against themselves or others in this fun traditional game. Advanced registration required (via Meetup is fine). Free. FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT Sunday, Nov 17, 2019, 1:30 PM Washington Crossing State Park Nature…

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November Book Club Meeting: Standing In Their Own Light

November 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
1112 River Rd
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

The November meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, November 18, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Chapters Five and Six and the Conclusion in Standing In Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American…

Light & Life in the Colonies – Candle Lit Tours of the Barracks

Light & Life in the Colonies – Candle Lit Tours of the Barracks

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
101 Barrack St
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States

Tour the Old Barracks Museum in the evening twilight to discover first-hand how light and darkness affected daily activities, work, and entertainment in the 18th century. Availability of light varied among social class and rank. This 45 minute tour is not simply “Barracks-by-night”, but instead focuses on life after sunset before electricity. See how access…

WCPA Board of Trustees Meeting

WCPA Board of Trustees Meeting

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2 River Dr United States
Lecture: Joyce Malcolm “The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life”

Lecture: Joyce Malcolm “The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life”

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
101 Barrack St
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States

As part of the Fall 2019 Lecture Series sponsored by the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Jersey, Joyce Malcolm will speak about her book “The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life ” on Tuesday, November 14 at 7 PM. Books will be available for purchase in the Quartermaster’s Store Gift…

Giving Thanks: the Origin of our American Thanksgiving Holiday

Giving Thanks: the Origin of our American Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come to our “Giving Thanks: the Origin of our American Thanksgiving Holiday”, featuring the story of Thanksgiving, with traditional Thanksgiving music in the parlor. Visitors are encouraged to sing along. A Harvest Feast will be prepared in the hearth by food historian Susan McLellan Plaisted. Demonstrations and woodworking in the barn will be on-going. Refreshments…